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Colonia Penitenciaría, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Heberto Castillo Martínez

 
 
Heberto Castillo Martínez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2018
1. Heberto Castillo Martínez Marker
Inscription.  
Ing. Heberto Castillo Martínez
23 agosto de 1928 – 5 de abril de 1997.
Nació en Madero, Veracruz. Político mexicano de izquierda, estudió ingeniería civil en la Escuela Nacional de Ingenieros de la U.N.A.M.

Durante el movimiento estudiantil de 1968, fue encarcelado en Lecumberri donde permaneció dos años, quedando en libertad en mayo de 1971.

La política fue su mundo…defensor de la democracia y la libertad de expresión…en los sesentas se convirtió en uno de los líderes sociales más importantes de México.

“Yo estoy en esta lucha por amor. ¿A qué? A la especie humana y aspiro a que este planeta sea una diáspora y que nuestros descendientes pueblen el universo.”

Parque Aguascalientes
En conmemoración de su décimo aniversario luctuoso, devela esta placa el Jefe Delegacional
Julio César Moreno Rivera

English translation:
Heberto Castillo Martínez
August 23, 1928 - April 5, 1997
He was born in Madero, Veracruz. A Mexican leftist politician, he studied civil engineering in the National School of Engineers
Heberto Castillo Martínez Marker and statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2018
2. Heberto Castillo Martínez Marker and statue
of the U.N.A.M. (National Autonomous University of Mexico)

During the student movement of 1968, he was imprisoned in Lecumberri Prison where he remained for two years, being released in May 1971.

Politics was his world ... he was a defender of democracy and freedom of expression ... in the 60s he became one of the most important social leaders in Mexico.

"I am in this fight for love. To what end? For the human species and I hope that this planet is a diaspora and that our descendants will populate the universe."

Aguascalientes Park
In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of his death, this plaque is unveiled by the Delegational Chief
Julio César Moreno Rivera

 
Erected 2007 by el Jefe Delegacional de Venustiano Carranza, Julio César Moreno Rivera.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkCivil RightsGovernment & Politics.
 
Location. 19° 26.21′ N, 99° 6.888′ W. Marker is in Colonia Penitenciaría, Ciudad de México. The marker and statue of Castillo Martínez are located in Aguascalientes Park across from the ex-prison of Lecumberri where he was jailed for two years. It is now the Archivo General de la Nación (General National
Heberto Castillo Martínez Marker and statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2018
3. Heberto Castillo Martínez Marker and statue
Archive). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonia Penitenciaría, Ciudad de México 15350, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francisco I. Madero and José María Pino Suárez (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Venustiano Carranza (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Temple of Santa Teresa La Nueva (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Temple of the Holy Trinity (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Temple of Our Lady of Loreto (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Francisco Cervantes de Salazar (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Nidjei Israel Synagogue (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Real Seminario de Minería (approx. 1.4 kilometers away).
 
The Ex-Prison Lecumberri, across from the Heberto Castillo Martínez marker and statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 16, 2018
4. The Ex-Prison Lecumberri, across from the Heberto Castillo Martínez marker and statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 11, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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